UB don offers answers to Dow's many questions

Weighing in: Bulawa has suggested answers to Dow's questions PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Weighing in: Bulawa has suggested answers to Dow's questions PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Following yet another dismal Junior Certificate Examination (JCE) results a University of Botswana (UB) academic says studies previously undertaken on poor performance by students need to be retrieved to help improvement, Staff Writer OARABILE MOSIKARE reports

More voices are weighing in to the public debate on the recent shocking JCE examinations in which 66% of learners were graded D, E and worse.

UB senior education lecturer, Dr Philip Bulawa says studies have previously been undertaken on the factors behind poor performance by the students in public schools. “All we need to do is retrieve such information and determine what would help us make an improvement,” Bulawa asserts.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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